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Inflation Hits Ability of Nonprofits to Provide Services, Keep Workers — and Raise Money

Inflation Hits Ability of Nonprofits to Provide Services, Keep Workers — and Raise Money

Author Dan Parks writes about the impact of inflation on nonprofits in this article featured on philanthropy.com.

Kelley Kuhn, CEO of the Michigan Nonprofit Association, says nonprofits that provide basic goods and services, like food and housing, are being hit the hardest. At the same time, nonprofits are struggling to retain workers who are being lured away by businesses that are able to offer higher salaries, says Kuhn.

“That’s something any nonprofit is experiencing now, trying to keep up with the requests for higher salaries and wages,” Kuhn says. She added that a passion for the mission won’t keep nonprofit workers from seeking higher wages elsewhere if they can’t meet basic living expenses.

Read the full article here.

Photo by Last Mile Food Rescue.